SANT ‘ANTONIO – Spurs Sports & Entertainment, the parent company of San Antonio Spurs, has announced the establishment of a fund totaling over $ 500,000 which will guarantee that the organization’s part-time employees will be paid until the end of the Spurs and San Antonio seasons Rampage.
The fund was announced in response to the NBA and AHL suspension of games between COVID-19 or the new coronavirus outbreak.
“Given that San Antonio feels the chain effects of the difficult decisions that we all had to make due to this global pandemic, we know that few will feel it more than the members of our community who rely on hourly and part-time employment to take care of their families, “said Peter J. Holt, president of SS&E.
Holt added: “Spurs Sports & Entertainment is a value-based organization and taking care of all our staff – both full-time and part-time – has never been a matter of” if “, but” how ” I am delighted to say that after spending the last few days looking through all the options together, our team of executives has found a way to ensure that these valuable members of the SS&E family will be provided. “
Numerous franchises and professional sports players have donated to help their employees in the arena who have been out of work when the championships have been temporarily closed.
The NBA suspended its season on March 12th.
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